The SFC is one of the first and few regulatory authorities in a major jurisdiction to introduce a comprehensive regime regulating a wide range of virtual asset-related activities. The SFC’s regulatory regime seeks to capture all the dimensions of the public’s interface with virtual assets, providing for investor protection and market integrity while managing key risks to financial institutions. The SFC’s regulatory philosophy is based on the overarching principle of “same business, same risks, same rules”.
The SFC regulates the following virtual asset-related SFC-licensed or registered intermediaries:
For SFC's publications regarding virtual assets, please click here.
Last update: 28 Sep 2023